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The Camden Card: Get up to 25% off at Camden Market

Save money at Camden Market’s shops, stalls, bars restaurants and cafes By Steph Dye (follow Steph on Twitter: @HelloIAmSteph) If you love Camden as much as we do, you’ll be delighted to learn that the Market has launched it’s very own discount, offering a serious discount on both it’s shopping and...
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Get restaurant quality food for less with app Too Good To Go

Paying a few quid for delicious dinners, snacks and drinks? Sounds like a deal to us! By Steph Dye (follow Steph on Twitter: @HelloIAmSteph) Going out for dinner can be expensive, especially when you are Broke in Londoner like us! So we were excited to learn that there is a free...
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1st Contact UK Kickstart Review

Get help with your visa, bank account, National Insurance number and more By Kelly Henderson (follow Kelly on Twitter @kellythekiwi) If you’re thinking of moving to the London then 1st Contact can help you get there by sorting out all the boring admin stuff. The team come from all over the...
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Get Paid When Your Flight Is Delayed

How to Claim Compensation when your Flight is Delayed By Kelly Henderson (follow Kelly on Twitter @kellythekiwi) If your flight has been delayed then you could be entitled to cash compensation. The law can be a bit complicated and not very well publicised which has resulted in only about 1-2%...
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Boost the Value of Your Tesco Clubcard Vouchers

How to increase the value of your Tesco Clubcard vouchers by up to 4 times! By Kelly Henderson (follow Kelly on Twitter @kellythekiwi) If you shop at Tesco and don’t already have a Clubcard then I suggest you sign up for one. Not only can you save money on your favourite...
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Best Ways to Send Money Overseas

Tips for getting the best deal when you wire money overseas By Kelly Henderson (follow Kelly on Twitter @kellythekiwi) There are all sorts of reasons why you may want to send money overseas – you might have savings in your home country that you want to bring to the UK,...
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CityMunch – New App Chows Down on London Food Bills

Re-imagining London’s dining deals London’s food scene is one of the most vibrant in the world, but for me eating out has always been an extravagance. Vouchers and online coupons can help, but I’m a foodie, and Pizza Express and Zizzi are only so interesting. Plus, call me lazy, but...
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A Super Guide to Budget Meal Planning

How to cook great food on £16 per week By Limahl Asmall (follow Limahl on Twitter: @peelandquarter) London’s come a long way since the days of jellied eel and leathery roast beef, (although the rest of Europe might need convincing of that). We’ve got our fair share of great restaurants and...
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HiFX – Bank-beating International Money Transfers

A clever way to send money overseas Whether you’re paying for an international invoice, topping up an overseas bank account, or sending money back home to your relatives, it’s essential that you do some research before making the payment so that you get the best possible deal. The problem is...
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10 Things You Will Notice When You Move to London

Welcome to London! By Manolis Zografakis Arriving in a new city is a unique experience. For some, it can be a scary experience, for others it will be an exciting one, but it will always be a unique one. And, if you move from a small city to a worldwide...
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